Aims & Scope


Edge is written, edited, managed and reviewed by graduate students. All authors retain ownership of their work published on Edge.

Opportunity. Edge was founded to create more opportunities for scholarly publishing and professional development for graduate students engaging in German and Scandinavian Studies.

Open Access. Edge strives to make the best scholarly work by graduate students in German and Scandinavian Studies accessible and available to an unlimited audience.

On the Cutting Edge. Edge seeks out and publishes research that utilizes the latest methodologies and content in the field of German and Scandinavian Studies. In particular, the journal emphasizes research culled from both the unexplored edges of the discipline, and from the edges where fields such as literature, philology, cultural studies, history, film and media studies overlap.


Edge welcomes scholarly articles regarding philology, cultural studies, literature, comparative literature, and history of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, and Denmark. The journal has no restrictions regarding time periods, unless stated in a particular call for papers.